RPC III, 2220B


Image of specimen #1


Coin type
Volume III
Number 2220B
Province Asia
Subprovince Conventus of Alabanda
Region Caria
City Alabanda
Reign Uncertain
Issue Coinage without imperial portrait
Dating Trajan/Hadrian
Obverse inscription
Obverse design Dionysus standing facing, head left, holding thyrsus and reaching out to leaping panther
Reverse inscription ΑΛΑΒΑΝΔΕΩΝ
Reverse design Head of Zeus Chrysaoreus right with kalathos; to right, double-headed axe
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 16 mm
Specimens 2 (0 in the core collections)
Note Date very uncertain The shape of the epsilon suggests 1st or 2nd century; the flat fabric and the poor style suggest a bit later, so ‘probably second century’.
Addition Additional coin-type (post publication)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     ✸ Naumann 62, 4 Feb. 2018, lot 321
2 2     Naumann 84, 1 Dec. 2019, lot 136